• 1
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/babylon-showreel.jpg
    How Many Miles to Babylon?
    Danske Bank Stage
    Presented as part of a global programme of WWI commemorative, How Many Miles to Babylon? is a stirring adaptation of the novel by one of Ireland's most celebrated and popular authors
  • 2
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/demented-showreel.jpg
    Demented
    Naughton Studio
    Part of the Lyric's Spring/Summer comedy double bill, Demented is a brand new piece by international award-winning playwright Gary Mitchell.
  • 3
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/cant-forget-showreel.jpg
    Can't Forget About You
    Danske Bank Stage
    Part of the Lyric's Spring/Summer comedy double bill, David Ireland's hilarious play transfers to the Danske Bank Stage this year.
  • 4
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/season-showreel.jpg
    Join us in Spring 2014
    Our new season is full to the brim with unique theatrical productions and special events...
  • 5
    http://www.lyrictheatre.co.uk/media/review-image.jpg
    See how we've been doing...
    Read the recent two year review of the theatre's activities online now.

From page to stage...

How Many Miles to Babylon?
By Jennifer Johnston

27 April 2014 - 24 May 2014

Presented as part of a global programme of commemorative events marking one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War, How Many Miles to Babylon? is a stirring adaptation of the novel by one of Ireland’s most celebrated and popular authors, Jennifer Johnston.

FIND OUT MORE

DOWNLOAD OUR SEATING PLAN HERE

Photo Gallery

  • Ryan McParland, Jeremy Lloyd, Charlie De Bromhead and Richard Teverson. The play runs at the Lyric Theatre from 30 April to 24 May. Pic credit: Brian Morrison
  • Catherine Cusack, Anthony Delaney and Michael James Ford in a scene from How Many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston at the Lyric Theatre from 30 April to 24 May. Pic credit: Brian Morrison
  • Anthony Delaney as Alec and Ryan McParland as Jerry in a scene from How Many Miles to Babylon? by Jennifer Johnston at the Lyric Theatre from 30 April to 24 May. Pic credit: Brian Morrison
  • Director Philip Wilson watches over the How Many Miles to Babylon? rehearsals. The play runs at the Lyric Theatre from 30 April to 24 May. Pic credit: Brian Morrison
  • L to R: Quietly actors Robert Zawadzki, Declan Conlon, playwright Owen McCafferty, director Jimmy Fay, actor Paddy O'Kane and Abbey Theatre director Fiach MacConghail.
  • Cast of Quietly L to R: Robert Zawadzki, Declan Conlon, Jimmy Fay (director) and Paddy O'Kane at opening in the Lyric.
  • Playwright Owen McCafferty with his son Owen and wife Peggy at the opening of his play Quietly at the Lyric.
  • Reunited - actress Catherine Cusack and Patrick O'Kane who starred together in The Crucible in 2011 meet at Quietly opening night at Lyric this week.
  • Molly and Frank: Dorothy Duffy as Molly and Ruairi Conaghan as Frank in a scene from Molly Sweeney at the Lyric Theatre Belfast until 8 March. To book call Lyric Box office on 02890 381081 or www.lyrictheatre.co.uk Pic credit: Neil Harrison
  • Frankie McCafferty as Mr Rice in a scene from Molly Sweeney at the Lyric Theatre Belfast until 8 March. To book call Lyric Box office on 02890 381081 or www.lyrictheatre.co.uk Pic credit: Neil Harrison
  • Dorothy Duffy as Molly in a scene from Molly Sweeney at the Lyric Theatre Belfast until 8 March. To book call Lyric Box office on 02890 381081 or www.lyrictheatre.co.uk Pic credit: Neil Harrison
  • Dorothy Duffy and Ruairi Conaghan in a scene from Molly Sweeney at the Lyric Theatre Belfast until 8 March. To book call Lyric Box office on 02890 381081 or www.lyrictheatre.co.uk Pic credit: Neil Harrison
  • Gar Private and Public:Gavin Drea as Gar Private and Peter Coonan as Gar Public in Brian Friel's acclaimed play Philadelphia, Here I Come!
  • Susan Davey as Kate Doogan, Gavin Drea as Gar Private and Peter Coonan as Gar Public on the set of Philadelphia, Here I Come!
  • Gar and Kate: Susan Davey as Kate Doogan and Peter Coonan as Gar Public in a scene from Philadelphia, Here I Come!
  • Madge and Gar:Peter Coonan as Gar Public with Madge played by Stella McCusker in a scene from Philadelphia, Here I Come!
  • Tommy Wallace, Orla Mullan, Michael Conway, Richard Clements and Christina Nelson play the rats in Cinderella
  • Orla Mullan, Tommy Wallace and Richard Clements as the rats in Cinderella
  • The cast of Cinderella Tommy Wallace, Richard Clements, Naomi Rocke, Michael Conway, Christina Nelson and Orla Mullan at the Lyric
  • The prince and Cinderella, Michael Conway and Naomi Rocke in the children’s Christmas show at the Lyric
  • Damian Smyth, Arts Council NI and actor Richard Orr
  • Colin Walsh, Crescent Capital and Colette McKay
  • Janet Robinson and Nana Lee Felding
  • Sir Bruce Robinson, Jodie and Stuart Carson, Rainbow Communications

Video Gallery

Lyric News

Lyric Blog

  • 01 April 2014
    Reach for the stars at Lyric Drama Studio
    My name is Conor Pelan. I am a 21-year-old trainee actor and currently studying a Level 5 HND in Performing Arts. From joining the Lyric Drama Studio last year I feel much more confident as an actor.